shin bone

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Noun1.shin bone - a cut of meat from the lower part of the leg
cut of meat, cut - a piece of meat that has been cut from an animal carcass
2.Shin bone - the inner and thicker of the two bones of the human leg between the knee and ankleshin bone - the inner and thicker of the two bones of the human leg between the knee and ankle
leg - a human limb; commonly used to refer to a whole limb but technically only the part of the limb between the knee and ankle
leg bone - a bone of the leg
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But as Thurid's foot swung so did mine, and I caught him a painful blow upon the shin bone that saved Xodar from this added ignominy.
There were shapely arches, built wholly of thigh bones; there were startling pyramids, built wholly of grinning skulls; there were quaint architectural structures of various kinds, built of shin bones and the bones of the arm; on the wall were elaborate frescoes, whose curving vines were made of knotted human vertebrae; whose delicate tendrils were made of sinews and tendons; whose flowers were formed of knee-caps and toe-nails.
After a car accident eight months prior, the male patient had part of his shin bone removed.
BRIAN replies: Two cruciate ligaments stabilise the stifle - knee - joint and cross over between the thigh bone and shin bone.
Pain on the front of the knee where the shin bone joins the knee cap, possibly causing a limp.
Bill Local, from County Durham, has Paget's disease in his left shin bone.
Package 1 - Melding shin bone,- Package 2 - Melding the femur,- Package 3 - Melding trochanteric femoral- Package 4 - Melding the humerus,- Package 5 - Melding bones of the forearm,- Package 6 - Melding the clavicle,- Package 7 - Melding the bones of small,- Package 8 - Special Melding,- Package 9 - Melding radial head.
Mackay swooped for a teenage Neil in 1999, only to discover he had a broken shin bone.
I had the tibia or shin bone realigned where it enters the socket of the knee.
A Hip bone B Collar bone C Shin bone D Ankle bone QUESTION 9 - for 9 points: To which of the following bird families does the canary belong?